Skip to main content
Publications

The Sentencing Project Releases its 2019 Annual Report

March 18, 2020
Learn more about how our research and analysis in 2019 played a major role in shaping campaign priorities around criminal justice reform and highlighting the impact of excessive sentencing.

The Sentencing Project’s 2019 Annual Report documents our contributions to a rapidly growing consensus that we must reduce the country’s misguided reliance on mass incarceration.

Among the highlights of our work and impact this past year, The Sentencing Project:

  • ar coverAchieved substantial milestones in our national Campaign to End Life Imprisonment and cap sentences at 20 years.
  • Witnessed the impact of our work in the strong positions that Democratic presidential candidates have taken throughout their campaigns on criminal justice reform.
  • Collaborated on campaigns in Washington, DC to gain City Council support for voting rights of people in prison and for a “second look” policy to provide resentencing consideration for individuals whose crimes were committed under the age of 25.                                                                                                                                                                                                     Click to here read the full report.
 
Related Posts
publications
June 19, 2020

Voting in Jails: Strategies to Expand Democracy

The Sentencing Project and Campaign Legal Center invite you to join a webinar highlighting jurisdictions around the country that actively support ballot access for people detained in jails.
news
State Advocacy News: From Protest to Policy
June 12, 2020

State Advocacy News: From Protest to Policy

Following the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and so many others the nation is demanding justice through direct actions and mass mobilizations. Strategic solutions include a range of recommendations that address racial disparities, reduced law enforcement interactions, and sentencing reforms.